09/19/2011, With the contagion of ever increasing debt affecting many nations around the globe, it goes without saying that having a fat bank account is no guarantee – after all, banks do fail. Well, that does not mean you do not teach your kids the value of a dollar (never mind if it keeps on shrinking), and what better way to do so than with a coin bank? The Sort-o-matic Coin […]
12/29/2010, We’ve seen fake lenses that were actually water tumblers in the past, and this time around we have a Canon DSLR coin bank to help you save up those precious pennies over the years towards your new lens fund – of course, with the approval of the missus. After all, if photography will not put food on the table, it goes without saying that you definitely can’t afford to blow […]
12/02/2009, This is one kitty that loves money, as each time a coin is placed on the fish, you will hear a meow as the kitty sneaks its head out of the box, swiping your coin away with its paw. Pretty cute and could be a good way to get your little ones started when it comes to saving money for a rainy day.
09/25/2009, The Ikemen electronic piggy bank will surely be a hit with lonely single women, as the dream virtual boyfriend that you can see on the LCD display will flatter you with sweet romantic phrases and compliments each time you drop some spare change inside. The moment you hit the 50,000 yen mark (that is around $500), you will end up with a happy ending. Just make sure to feed this […]
09/03/2009, TakaraTomy has released its latest money-saving device – the Panda Bank. Just when you thought that this endangered species fed on nothing but bamboo shoots, the Panda Bank accepts only Yen coins (obviously considering it hails from Japan), and is much more agile and alive compared to the pandas you see in zoos, as he will perform a whole slew of fun tricks that are viewable through the LCD display […]
08/26/2009, Here’s a cute way to store all your stash of real world money – the Penguin Piggy Bank. Definitely a great way to get kids to start the saving habit from young, it will eat your money whenever you give its beak a tap, while wagging its butt afterwards. Hopefully it won’t give the impressionable young minds the picture of penguins surviving on dollar bills and coins instead of fish […]
08/24/2009, It is never too early to start educating your kids on the virtues of saving up money for a rainy day, and the Spend and Save coin bank comes in handy when it dishes out lessons. Each coin that is dropped inside will rest on a ledge precariously but for a moment, where it can fall down either way to the Save or Spend compartments. Needless to say, the latter […]
07/17/2009, Here’s a pooch that isn’t interested in bones – all he wants is to munch on your coins and spare change as snacks. The Mog Mog Wanco as it is known (or Chewing Chewing Baby Dog in English) is the latest piggy bank from toy manufacturers Bandai that function in a similar manner as the Facebank. You can choose from various shapes and “breeds”, although there is no word on […]